Operating Agricultural Machinery: 8 Essential Safety Tips
Agriculture is one of the most important industries. Without it, billions of people would go without food. But it's one ofthe most dangerous industries as well. More Australians got injured or died in agriculture than in most other industries,according to Safe Work Australia's statistics for 2015.
By following important safety tips, you can lower your risk for accident and injury at work. Both new and seasoned agricultural employees should pay attention to theses afety tips for operating agricultural machinery.
Ergonomics for Truck Drivers
Even though you sit while you drive, driving and sitting are not equal tasks. If you spend most of your waking hours driving a truck, your body is subject to the accelerations and decelerations of the vehicle, as well as any swaying and vibrations. You must tense your leg to hold down the pedal, and you hold your arms up while gripping the steering wheel.
Because of the strain your body experiences while driving, you must take extra care to ensure your muscles and joints do not undergo too much
stress during your long hours behind the wheel. Here are a few tips to help you with that goal.
4 Signs You Need a New Office Seat
If you've worked in an office for any significant period of time, you know how much the work environment can affect you. You know that cheerful co-workers, attractive dÃ©cor and responsive management can make an enormous difference in how you feel and perform on a day-to-day basis.
But did you know that your physical comfort can have just as significant of an effect, if not a bigger impact, on your work? Lighting, desk height and office seating can play a large part in your ability to focus and work to the best of your abilities.
In this blog, we help you evaluate your current office chair. If you notice any of the following four signs, it's probably time to think about getting a
more ergonomic model.